The presented dress is a bal dress from the beginning of 1850’s. The dress has been made of creamy and claret silk. It consists of a bodice and a separate skirt. The bodice is fastened by a hook-and-eye closures and it has got an inside boning, thanks to which it maintains an elongated and tight shape, characteristic for that period. The skirt has got three rows of pinned ruffles. The bottom part is hemmed with claret silk.
The skirt and the bodice are decorated with bouquets of small roses. The cut of the dress as well as finishing details have been prepared on the basis of photographs from the museum and private collections as well as from the descriptions of preserved historical outfits.
The corset is made of white cotton. It is the single-layer corset. It is stiffened with the use of metal spiral bones.